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Henry Dick

Henry Dick

Senior Scientist

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2590

Fax: +1 508 457 2183


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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 08

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1969, Geology
M.Phil. Yale University, 1971, Geology
Ph.D. Yale University, 1976, Geology

Research Interests

Formation of the oceanic lithosphere and crustal evolution at ocean ridges; relation-ship between mantle flow, melting, ridge tectonics, and the petrology and geochemis-try of mantle peridotites, gabbros, and basalts; lithostratigraphy of the lower ocean crust and the petrogenesis of oceanic gabbros and peridotites.


Ford Mineralogy Prize, Yale University, 1975 Presidents Award, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cape Cod, 1986 W. Van Allen Clark Chair for Excellence in Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992 Big Brother of the Year, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cape Cod, 1994 Accomplishment Based Renewal, National Science Foundation, 1995-1997 JOI/USSAC Distinguished Lecturer, 1996-97 Fellow, Geological Society of America, 1996 Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 1999 Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Highly Cited Researcher, 2003-present.